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Earlier Driving Test Dates at Bridgend

Have you recently failed a driving test? Do you have an international drivers licence? Do you want a short notice driving test Bridgend?

Short Notice Driving Test Bridgend

Bridgend Driving Test Centre is located around busy town roads. Roundabouts, junctions, cross roads and even one way roads are part of the Bridgeend driving test center. Winding high speed country lanes are highly likely part of the driving test. ‘A’ roads such as the A473 and 4063 will feature in the test.

Bridgend Test centre address
Crown Buildings
Angel Street
Bridgend
CF31 4AD

Test centre details
4 steps to access Bridgend Driving Test Centre and a narrow doorway.
Ramp access for test candidates with mobility impairment.
Male, female and disabled toilets available

This centre provides tests for Cars and Taxis

Short Notice Driving Test Bridgend – Using your own car for your Test

You can take your driving test in your own car rather than your driving instructor’s if it meets certain rules.

Your test will be cancelled and you’ll have to pay again if your car doesn’t meet the rules.

Short Notice Driving Test Bridgend – Rules about the car

Short Notice Driving Test Bridgend

If you are using your own car for Driving Test at Bridgend make sure it meets the required standard.

Your car must:

  • be taxed
  • be insured for a driving test (check with your insurance company).
  • be roadworthy and have a current MOT (if it’s over 3 years old).
  • have no warning lights showing, for example, the airbag warning light.
  • have no tyre damage and the legal tread depth on each tyre – you can’t have a space-saver spare tyre fitted.
  • be smoke-free – this means you can’t smoke in it just before or during the test.
  • be able to reach at least 62mph and have an mph speedometer.
  • have 4 wheels and a maximum authorised mass (MAM) of no more than 3,500 kg.

The MAM is the limit on how much the car can weigh when it’s loaded. It’ll be in the car’s handbook.

Short Notice Driving Test Bridgend – Things that must be fitted.

The car must have:

  • an extra interior rear-view mirror for the examiner
  • L-plates (‘L’ or ‘D’ plates in Wales) on the front and rear
  • a passenger seatbelt for the examiner and a proper passenger head restraint (not a slip-on type)

Short Notice Driving Test Bridgend – Manual and Automatic cars.

Driving Test at Bridgend

You can take your Driving Test at Bridgend in an automatic or manual car

You can take the test in a:

  • manual car – these have 3 pedals
  • automatic or semi-automatic car – these have 2 pedals

You’ll only be able to drive automatic or semi-automatic cars if you take your test in one.

Short Notice Driving Test Bridgend – Hire cars.

You can take your test in a hire car if it’s fitted with dual controls and meets all the other rules.

Short Notice Driving Test Bridgend – Vehicle features.

You can use a car with:

  • an electronic parking brake.
  • hill-start assist.

Short Notice Driving Test Bridgend – Cars you can’t use.

Some cars can’t be used in the test because they don’t give the examiner all-round vision.

You can’t use any of the following:

  • BMW Mini convertible.
  • Ford KA convertible.
  • Toyota iQ.
  • VW Beetle convertible.

Check with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) before you book your test if you want to use a:

  • convertible car.
  • panel van.

DVSA driving test enquiries
[email protected]
Telephone: 0300 200 1122
Monday to Friday, 8am to midday
Find out about call charges

Bridgend Driving Test Routes

Book Driving Test Bridgend – Driving Test Routes

Recently the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) stopped publishing the driving test routes for each test centre to prevent test candidates from practising the routes that the examiners take you on. The driving test routes for Bridgend may have changed in the mean-time. However it is likely they are very similar if not identical.

Short Notice Driving Test Bridgend. Driving Test Route Number one Bridgend.
DTC. Right.
Angel St. EOR left.
Park St. 2 nd right.
Heol Y Nant. EOR right.
Llangewydd Rd. Road bends left & becomes.
St Illtyds / St Tieloes Rd. EOR left.
St Illtyds Rd. Left.
St Davids Rd. EOR left.
St Illtyds Rd. EOR left.
Cefn Glas Rd. Right.
Cefn Glas Lane. EOR left.
Heol Eglwys. Compulsory right.
Tyn Y Garn. EOR left.
Bridgend Rd. Roundabout left.
Fountain Rd. Left.
Rogers Lane. Roundabout right 3 rd exit, roundabout left.
A48. Roundabout ahead, left.
Merthyr Mawr Rd. EOR left.
Inner By-Pass. Left.
Sunnyside. Crossroads left.
Angel St. Left.
DTC.

 

Short Notice Driving Test Bridgend. Driving Test Route Number Two Bridgend.
Name/Number of Road. Directions.
DTC. Right.
Angel St. EOR left.
Park St. 2 nd right.
Heol Y Nant. Left.
Heol Frenhines. EOR left, EOR left.
Bryngolau. Right.
Ton Glas. EOR right.
Elm Crescent. EOR right.
A473. Roundabout right 3 rd exit.
Rogers Lane. EOR right.
Cefn Rd. Roundabout right 3 rd exit.
Bridgend Rd. Roundabout ahead, T/L ahead.
Tondu Rd. Roundabout ahead 2 nd exit.
Inner Bypass. T/L left.
Angel St. T/L ahead, right.
DTC.
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